Friday, May 15
8pm: Hair, Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenue), Manhattan; post-show Q&A
Saturday, May 16
8-9am: Registration and continental breakfast
9-9:30am: Abe Jacob, welcome and opening remarks
9:30-11:00am: Growing Hair, Then and Now: Nevin Steinberg & Sten Severson of Acme Sound Partners, plus Abe Jacob. Moderated by David Johnson of Live Design
11:15am-12:30pm: Darron L. West, An Open Forum on design from the page to the stage and a discussion on tools for collaboration with actors and directors.
12:30-2:30pm: Lunch and Manufacturers Showcase
2:30-4pm: Jonathan Deans, keynote address: How we did it then, how we do it now and how we will do it in the future.
4:15-5:45: Henry Cohen, The Changing RF Landscape, with Chris Lyons, Shure, and Joe Ciaudelli, Sennheiser
6:00-7:30pm: Cocktail party and Live Design Sound Products of The Year presentations:
City Winery, 155 Varick Street, NYC
Sponsored by Meyer Sound
Sunday, May 17
8:30-9:00am: Registration and continental breakfast
9-10:30am: Bob McCarthy, System design and optimization
10:45am-12:15pm: Scott Lehrer, How to respect the sonic world of a classic American musical using appropriate new technologies and good old fashioned physics.
12:15-2:00pm: Lunch and Manufacturers Showcase
2:00-3:30pm: Duncan Edwards, Sound design for the Beijing Olympics
3:45-5pm: John Taylor of d&b audiotechnik, and Ken Jacob of Bose Professional: Archiving theatre sound in a meaningful way.
5pm: Abe Jacob, close of classes
5:15-6pm: Final Q&A in lounge